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Local Christian Council complying with Emergency Orders

SERVICE OUTSIDE –As local churches adhere to the Emergency Orders imposed by the government to practice social distancing as a means to prevent the spread of COVID-19, members were pictured at safe distances in the parking lot Sunday morning, as they worshiped. (PHOTO COURTESY OF DEREK CARROLL)

The Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC) addressed the religious community’s response to the global health threat of the Coronavirus or COVID19. Representatives held a press conference on Wednesday, March 18, at Calvary Temple Assembly of God. GBCC President Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart told this daily that he met with other members of the GBCC to…
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100 new refrigerators donated to Grand Bahama homeowners

DELIVERED – With the help of NGOs like the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), scores of residents are turning keys to their homes again. The foundation has also assisted 100 homeowners by donating new refrigerators to residents from East to West Grand Bahama. Refrigerators were prepared for delivery with the help of the Grand Bahama Port Authority volunteers – Leroy Pinder, Robert Williams and Carlton Gibson.

Over the past several weeks, the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited (GBPA), along with GBPA volunteers, have distributed brand new refrigerators to more than 100 homeowners in communities across the island - yet another step toward turning local houses into homes.  The effort is…
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66 residents successfully completes NNWC training

CONGRATULATIONS – Sixty-six residents successfully completed the National Neighbourhood Watch Council (NNWC) training recently and were presented with their certificates during a special ceremony on Friday, February 28. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Keeping neighbourhoods safe is a priority for the National Neighbourhood Watch Council (NNWC) and 66 Grand Bahama residents were of the same mind set. The group, which successfully completed training received their certification on Friday, February 28 in a grand ceremony.  The graduation exercise was held at the Police Training College and to the delight…
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GB Scholarship Forum providing options for higher education

FORUM – Maurissa Russell (right), Kermit Saunders Jr. (centre) and Anya Hanna (left) joined forces to organize the second Scholarship Forum to be held this week for persons interested in furthering their education. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MAURISSA RUSSELL)

In an effort to promote education in Grand Bahama, residents are invited to the Grand Bahama Scholarship Forum to examine their options in higher education this week, set for Wednesday, March 18, at Pelican Bay Resort beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Bahamas Institute of Business and Technology (BTVI) Marketing Coordinator Maurissa Russell, who is also the…
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